ASSISTANT DIRECTOR (EXE LEV) - BUILDING STANDARDS GROUP

  • HOUSTON AIRPORT SYSTEM
  • Houston, Texas
  • Dec 07, 2023
Building and Safety Building Maintenance Clerical and Administrative Support Construction and Skilled Trades
  • Salary: $125,000.00 - $150,000.00 Annually USD

Job Description

POSITION OVERVIEW

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FROM: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED

JOB CLASSIFICATION: ASSISTANT DIRECTOR (EXE LEV)
DIVISION: INFRASTRUCTURE
REPORTING LOCATION: 16930 JOHN F. KENNEDY BLVD.
WORKDAYS & HOURS: MONDAY - FRIDAY 8AM - 5PM*
*Subject to change

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The purpose of the Infrastructure Division is to manage the whole life cycle (planning, design, construction, commissioning, assessment of condition, modifying, replacing and decommissioning/disposal of physical and infrastructure Houston Airport System (HAS) assets consistent with environmental regulations and best management practices. In addition to the responsibilities related to physical assets, the Infrastructure Division manages the HAS portfolio of assets and resources, with a focused goal of improving project delivery to all Stakeholders. Overall, the Infrastructure Division's mission is to maintain and extend the effective life cycle of HAS's physical assets and replace them when it is no longer financially feasible to extend the life of these assets, or they no longer support required Airport mission requirements.

The Assistant Director will be responsible for overseeing tenant and owner-sponsored development, renewal and renovation projects on HAS premises to ensure project adherence to HAS Design Standards, permitting requirements, federal and state requirements, and airport operations, security and safety requirements.

The Assistant Director will be responsible for the following:
  • Review and affirm the projects in the BSG management program, policies and procedures for IAH or HOU/EFD BSG Development initiatives.
  • Complete an assessment of the HAS BSG Standards. Provide a summary of the key performance indicators as well as a plan for managing and monitoring stakeholder engagement.
  • Conduct a presentation to Senior Staff explaining open service contracts for all BSG Management services.
  • Provide a plan for the successful delivery of the Permitting deliverables and ensure all projects meet compliance with design standards for all projects as a part of the overall Capital Improvement Plan.
  • Ensure the completion of design reviews and deliverables according to agreed upon service level agreements with 90% success annually.
  • Verify all project level designs are in compliance with codes and standards.
  • Manage design assignments for every design package, whether performed in-house or contracted out, holding to approved scope, budget, schedule and quality.
  • Provide overall management of the INF BSG Team during design, construction, testing, acceptance and turnover of the IAH or HOU/EFD Capital Development Initiatives.
  • Provide on-site leadership for the BSG Management team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones. Prepare performance reviews, identify and provide opportunities for staff development, and other personnel matters.
  • Manage resources, schedules, financials and adhere to quality guidelines in alignment with design services projects and contract guidelines to ensure that design efforts and the associated projects progress on time and on budget.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, requirements documentation, briefings and presentations to various audiences, including project team, sponsors, the business community (i.e. Industry Day), the Director of Aviation and other internal and external key stakeholders.
  • Develop and recommend project level sustainability plans for implementation during design and construction.
  • Review and analyze design progress reports and incorporate them into project level status reports. Develop recovery plans as necessary.
  • Develop program guidelines and protocols for cost reduction initiatives. Review project level cost reduction recommendations.
  • Perform constructability review and provide recommendations for all HAS projects.
  • Review design diversity plans for all HAS projects/contracts in accordance with Diversity Policy and Procedures. Perform diversity compliance, monitoring and reporting. Respond to diversity issues and recommend corrective actions.
  • Establishes practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization.
  • Facilitation of collaborative communication between all stakeholders for the successful delivery of the IAH or HOU/EFD Projects as a part of the overall Capital Development program.

WORKING CONDITIONS
There are no major sources of discomfort, i.e., essentially normal office environment with acceptable lighting, temperature and air conditions.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or a closely related field.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Seven years of administrative experience are required, with at least three of those years in a managerial capacity.

A Master's degree may be substituted for two years of experience.

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
Valid driver's license and compliance with the City of Houston driving policy (A.P. 2-2).

PREFERENCES

Preference will be given to applicants with:
  • Minimum ten (10) years of demonstrated experience in the Management of capital programs.
  • Working knowledge of the architectural, engineering and systems elements of airport terminals and support facilities.
  • Demonstrable establishment of collaborative relationships with stakeholders involved in planning, design, construction, testing and turn-over of airport facilities (airport, community and government).
  • Demonstrated experience in stakeholder outreach and management in support of major capital projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in the management of complex terminal projects at large hub airports.
  • Experience in the development of new terminal buildings on existing building sites and/or within highly constrained construction sites is desirable.
  • Demonstrable experience leading design and/or construction teams in the delivery of large, complex terminal building projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing multi-discipline design teams.
  • Demonstrated experience in establishing BSG management protocols and guidelines.
  • Proven track record of managing designs to meet design budgets and construction budgets.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and ensuring compliance to design standards.
  • Proven track record of managing architects, engineers, and special system vendors and integrators.
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering major capital design projects successfully (on budget, on time, meeting safety and quality standards within approved scope).
  • Demonstrated excellent written/verbal communication.
  • At least 5 years of demonstrated experience in managing teams with or without direct reporting responsibilities.
  • Knowledge in the use of design management control systems.
  • Aviation industry experience.
**Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**

GENERAL INFORMATION

SELECTION / SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED
Department may administer skills assessment test.

SAFETY IMPACT POSITION Yes
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.

SALARY INFORMATION
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.

PAY GRADE 32

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during active posting period. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov .

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Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.

EOE Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.
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